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    Mercury-Atlas 9 Faith 7: Gordon Cooper's NASA-Issued Post Recovery Timex Watch, Originally from his Personal Collection. A man's Timex Waterproof wristwatch with a chrome-plated bezel and a stainless steel back. This was worn by Cooper after his twenty-two orbit mission, May 15-16, 1963, the last flight of the Mercury program. Very fine condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Cooper (1927-2004) on his letterhead, explaining the history of the watch: "This Timex wristwatch was issued for my use while on the carrier USS Kearsarge after my Faith 7 flight on May 15-16, 1963. The Timex was part of standard NASA post recovery equipment I wore after my first space mission."


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    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
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